Monday, October 5, 2015

Raw And Refined, Smart And Stupid, Colbert Makes A Glorious Entrance

The friction between being in on the joke and stuck in a bad one doesn’t exist with Colbert, which is perhaps why the debut episode of his new show was such a weird and wonderful hour, rough and rowdy and full of contradictions and promise.

September 9, 2015

Colbert Previews ‘The Late Show’ — And Enjoys His Beard

Stephen Colbert provides an interesting lesson in what happens on TV when you want to have a sentimental montage — but you didn’t secure the full rights to use the lyrics of the song you wanted.

June 3, 2015

CBS’ ‘The Briefcase’ Plumbs New Depths

With ‘The Briefcase,’ CBS has made a calculated bet here that you and I would not mind seeing real-life poverty as mass entertainment.

June 3, 2015

It’s Hard To Say Goodbye To This TV Institution

Yeah, he’s a curmudgeon, and he’s far from perfect. But he’s the kind of curmudgeon you always knew meant well and were happy to find in your living room.

May 11, 2015
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Big Media’s Crummy Advice For Democrats

No, Democrats don’t need to start acting like Republicans.

November 25, 2014
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‘Madam Secretary’ Premiere Wins 14.3 Mn Viewers

The T.V. series “Madam Secretary” attracted the third highest number of viewers on Sunday night, according to Nielsen’s “fast affiliate ratings”.

September 22, 2014
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Harvest Of Shame: America’s Poisoned Children Need A Hashtag

More than 50 years ago, CBS correspondent Edward R. Murrow revealed to America the awful conditions suffered by migrant farm laborers in Harvest of Shame, an angry documentary that would become a classic. While conditions have improved for some of the families whose work provides our cornucopia of affordable food, there remains a special group of […]

May 16, 2014
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Seth Meyers Posts Solid Ratings In ‘Late Night’ Bow

By Ryan Faughnder, Los Angeles Times Seth Meyers is off to a solid start as the new host of NBC’s “Late Night” talk show, following a strong first week from Jimmy Fallon’s “Tonight Show.” According to early numbers from Nielsen, Monday’s premiere of “Late Night with Seth Meyers” delivered an average of 3.42 million viewers, the […]

February 26, 2014
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